Ethics & Medicine : Volume 27:3 Fall 2011

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EDITORIAL
Conflicts of Conscience Matter Because Medicine Matters
C. Ben Mitchell

CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS
When Doctors Disagree
Anonymous

GREY MATTERS
When Conscience Meddles with Ethics
William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD

In Defence of Selflessness: A Philoshopical Analysis of a Central Virtue in Professional Caring Practices
Bart Cusveller, BNurs, PhD Phil

Decisions, Moral Status, and the Early Fetus
David Jensen, MA, PhD

The American Academy of Pediatrics and Female Genital
Cutting: When National Organizations are Guided by Personal Agendas

Robert S. Van Howe, MD, MS, FAAP

Analysing Risk in Medicine and Surgery: A Traditional
Jewish Perspective

MB Sayers, BMedSC (Cardiovascular Science)

The Position of the Family of Palliative Care Patients Within the Decision-Making Process at the End of Life in Singapore
Lalit Krishna, MA (Ethics of Cancer and Palliative Care)

Book Reviews
Christian Bioethics: A Guide for the Perplexed
Agneta Sutton. London, UK: T&T Clark/Continuum Books, 2008.
ISBN 0-567-03196-9; 180 PAGES, PAPER, $24.95.
Reviewed by Evan C. Rosa, BA, who lives with his wife in Fullerton, CA USA while he is
pursuing a MA in religion and ethics at Talbot School of Theology at Biola University. He also
is the Communications Director for The Center for Bioethics and Culture in San Ramon, CA,
USA.

Genetic Dilemmas: Reproductive Technology, Parental Choices and
Children’Äôs Futures, 2nd edition.

Dena S. Davis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
ISBN 978-0-19-537438-4; 211 PAGES, PAPER, $24.95.
Reviewed by Susan M. Haack, MD, MA (Bioethics), FACOG, who is a consultative
gynecologist at Hess Memorial Hospital and Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, Wisconsin,
USA.

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